An upcoming panel discussion and listening session, “Program Director Well-Being: Finding a Path Forward,” designed for program directors aims to create a space to share experiences and hear from peers on issues related to program director well-being.
In the poster “Bolstering the Rural Physician Workforce in Underserved Communities: Are Rural Residency Planning and Development Programs Finding the Sweet Spot?” Emily M. Hawes, PharmD and her team used data about existing rural residency programs to identify potential sites for future programs. Dr. Hawes answered our questions on behalf of her team.
This week's e-Communication includes details about an extention on the Barbara Ross-Lee, DO Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Award; a virtual well-being event for program directors on April 11, and more.
ACGME Chief of Staff and Chief Education Officer Timothy P. Brigham, MDiv, MS, PhD brought together two national leaders in medicine, Victor Dzau, MD, president of the National Academy of Medicine (NAM), and Vivek H. Murthy, MD, MBA, US Surgeon General, to discuss the work to develop the NAM National Plan for Health Workforce Well-Being.
In the poster, “Responding to Racism in the Learning Environment,” Shauna Gibbons, MD, explores how providing tools to educators can affect how racism is addressed in the learning environment. Dr. Gibbons answerd our questions on behalf of her team.
In the Featured Plenary “Roe v. Wade and the Future of Graduate Medical Education,” health and legal experts discussed the Dobbs v. Jackson ruling’s ramifications on graduate medical education (GME).
This week's e-Communication includes the deadline extension for the Barbara Ross-Lee, DO Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Award, requirements available for Review and Comment, public member openings on Review Committees and more.
In the poster “Stop, Collaborate and Listen: Creating a Culture of Coordinator Collaboration and Mentorship through the Formation of a Subspecialty Organization,” a team of coordinators evaluated the impact of creating a fellowship-specific coordinator organization. Kelly Maas answered our questions on behalf of her team.
Justin Dreyfuss is the Media Communications Manager at the ACGME. At the Annual Educational Conference, he helps cover sessions for the ACGME Blog, live tweets, takes photos during times that the conference’s professional photographer is covering other sessions, sets up interviews and coordinates with the videographer, and gathers the pulse of the conference. We asked him to share his experience.
In a Featured Plenary at #ACGME2023 entitled Nutrition and Health: Developing a GME Framework, Kate Sommerfeld, MPA, David Seres, MD, ScM, PNS, FASPEN, and Jaclyn Lewis Albin, MD, CCMS, DipABLM discussed the importance of nutrition and engaging with local populations to improve nutrition education.
As obesity rates in the United States continue to climb, Mercy is taking an innovative approach and adding an optional fourth year to its Mercy Family Medicine Residency program, recently approved by the ACGME. One of only three family medicine residency programs in the U.S. approved for an additional year, Mercy's is the only one focused on prevention and management of obesity and its complications.